Productivity applications developer Smile has released an update for TextExpander Touch
, a customizable typing shortcut tool for iOS devices. Users can expand custom keyboard shortcuts into frequently-used text, and is able to function in all apps. TextExpander touch v3.1 offers the addition of Portugese and Swedish keyboard variations, as well as QWERTY variants to French, German, and Spanish keyboard via the app's Layout setting. "Play Expansion Sound" and "Key Clicks" are now separate preferences, and abbreviations that contain or end with spaces are supported. VoiceOver accessibility to on-boarding is included, as well as minor bug fixes. Priced at $5, TextExpander Touch 3.1 requires iOS 8.
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt now available in 12TB capacity
Other World Computing has announced the release of a larger capacity (12TB)
choice to its Mercury Elite Pro Dual line. Featuring Thunderbolt technology and hardware RAID options, the line's USB 3.0 connectivity and large capacity lends itself to be suitable for use with 4K video content. Data can be read at a sustained high speed, with rates up to 389MB per second for reading at 7200RPM. Pricing for its smallest option starts at $400, with the new 12TB model selling for $1,100.